1 to of 5287 Archival Collections shown
47 & 2 collection of visual materials, 1983-1984.
A portfolio of original artwork by students in the 1984 graduating class of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. The title of the collection refers to the total number of years the artists spent at the SAIC.
57th Street Art Fair collection of visual materials, 1947-2001.
Photographs of artwork, judging activities, and general views of the annual 57th Street Art Fair in Chicago (Ill.). Also includes posters, generally by Hyde Park community artists, advertising the fair in various years; collection contains most post posters from the Fair's inception in 1948 throu...
57th Street Art Fair. Records, 1964-2007
This collection contains the planning and promotional materials for the 57th Street Art Fair, including meeting minutes, reports, posters, textiles, banners and buttons.
8th Day Center for Justice records, 1968-2011.
The 8th Day Center for Justice Records consist of materials related to the organization's social justice activism in the Chicago area, spanning from 1968 until 2011. The records contain administrative and program materials, flyers and posters, news articles, research files, newsletters and public...
900 North Michigan Avenue Building Collection
Architectural drawings, specifications, and rental information for the 900 North Michigan Avenue Building, Chicago, Illinois, designed by architect Jarvis Hunt.
A. A. Smith Family Papers, 1828-2001
This collection documents the lives and history of A. A. Smith, first president of North Central College, and the Smith family members. It includes journals, correspondence, news clippings, programs, books, catalogues and photographs of the family. The journals are arranged chronologically by dat...
Aaron H. Payne papers, 1894-1994
Aaron H. Payne (1901 to 1994) was a Chicago-area attorney and civic activist. As an attorney, he represented Joe Louis, Nat King Cole, and Josephine Baker, among others. The Aaron H. Payne papers mainly reflect his work as an attorney and civic activist in the City of Chicago. The papers partiall...
Abandoned automobiles in Chicago scrapbook, 1941-1943.
A paper binder, probably compiled by William R. McConochie, traffic engineer of Chicago Surface Lines, containing newspaper articles, correspondence, reports and photographs of abandoned automobiles on Chicago streets. One group of photographs documents the need for a city ordinance to allow poli...
Abbott, Edith and Grace. Papers, 1870-1967
Edith Abbott received her Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 1905 and was a resident of Hull House until 1920. She served as Associate Director of the Chicago School of Civics and Philanthropy at the University of Chicago and also served as dean. She died in 1957. Grace Abbott received her P...
Abbott Livermore Adams letter
Chicago; Letter to George H. Fergus. Thanks for deposit of portrait of William B. Ogden. Envelope with date enclosed.
Abbott-Sengstacke Family Papers
Robert S. Abbott founded the Chicago Defender in 1905; his nephew, John H. Sengstacke, took over family's newspapers on Abbott's death in 1940. The papers trace the Abbott-Sengstacke family history from the mid-19th century in Georgia through Abbott's move to Chicago and creation of a journalisti...
Abby Louise Tallmadge Papers, ca. 1860-1952
Correspondence to Abby L. Tallmadge from fellow scholars regarding her work on Jane Austen, a few manuscript copies of her scholarly work, a family scrapbook and printed material relating to the architectural work of her brother, Thomas Eddy Tallmadge.
Abel Faidy architectural drawings, 1953-1965
Graphite and colored pencil sections, elevations, renderings, floor plans, plot plans, regulating diagrams, and dynamic modulation studies created by Abel Faidy mostly related to two unbuilt projects: the Villa Dionysos (36), an ambassador’s country residence, and Lake Shore Center (27),...
Abortion Rights Association of Illinois records, 1963-1976
The records of Illinois Citizens for the Medical Control of Abortion, later the Abortion Rights Association of Illinois document their efforts to change Illinois abortion law in the late 1960s and early 1970s.
Abraham, Alton. Collection of Sun Ra, 1822-2008
Alton Abraham (1927-1999), entrepreneur and hospital technician, was a longtime friend and business associate of Sun Ra (1914-1993), the influential jazz composer and musician. Alton Abraham collected manuscripts, business records, printed ephemera, artifacts, photographs, audio and video recordi...
Abraham Feinglass collection of visual materials, [1930-1980, bulk 1940-1980]
Primarily depicts union meetings, conferences, conventions, in Chicago and other cities; and leaders of the International Fur and Leather Workers Union (I.F.L.W.U.) and the Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workmen of North America while Feinglass served as I.F.L.W.U. president (1954-1955) and...
Abraham Lincoln album, [ca. 1860-1865]
Portraits of Lincoln, his wife, and children. Includes scenes of his death bed and funeral, a copy of his farewell speech to Springfield in 1861, and views of his homes.
Abraham Lincoln Marovitz papers
Binders containing judicial motions, filings, opinions, and other legal papers of Judge Abraham Lincoln Marovitz from his tenures on the Cook County Superior Court (1950-1963) and as a federal judge for the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois (1963-1989).
Abraham Lincoln papers collection (at Chicago History Museum)
Correspondence, invitations, notes, and other documents written by or relating to Abraham Lincoln. Includes commentaries about Lincoln.
Abraham Lincoln photomechanical print collection, [ca. 1860-1900]
Collection of prints including various portraits of Abraham Lincoln, his family members, scenes depicting Lincoln, and views of locations and objects attributed to Lincoln and his family, such as photo-reproductions of Lincoln's various residences, his law office, and tombstones of several family...
A.C. McClurg & Co. Letter to Byron L. Smith regarding book purchase
Letter from A.C. McClurg & Co. to Byron L. Smith regarding Smith's purchase of Thomas Hutchins' book "A Topographical Description of Virginia..." from 1778. Includes original catalog description for the book.
A.C. McClurg & Co. Records, 1873-1967
Correspondence, contracts, royalty statements, record books, a scrapbook, and other materials from the A.C. McClurg publishing company, which was established in Chicago in 1872.
Account books information folder
An incomplete listing of account books (many of which have not been cataloged) in the Chicago Historical Society's Manuscript Collections.